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Fried Calamari with Spanish Paprika and Lemon
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10 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 25MINS

Fried Calamari with Spanish Paprika and Lemon

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The cleaned tubes of squid I used in this recipe are easily findable and very common here in Spain. If your supermarket does not carry them, check with a local Asian supermarket, they usually sell them, you will find them in the freezer section.
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I'm Albert. Join me on a culinary adventure where I will show you how to make flavorful Spanish and Mediterranean recipes that are easy to make and done in a jiffy!
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The cleaned tubes of squid I used in this recipe are easily findable and very common here in Spain. If your supermarket does not carry them, check with a local Asian supermarket, they usually sell them, you will find them in the freezer section.
25MINS
Total Time
$1.37
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Frozen Squid Tube
2
Frozen Squid Tubes
Lemon
1
Lemon, freshly squeezed
1 Tbsp juice per 4 servings
Sea Salt
1 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1/2 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Organic Egg
2
Organic Eggs
Sunflower Oil
1/2 cup
Sunflower Oil
Lemon
to taste
Lemons, sliced
Fresh Parsley
to taste
Fresh Parsley, chopped
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
460
Fat
32.0 g
Protein
16.1 g
Carbs
27.0 g
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step 1
Grab Frozen Squid Tubes (2) and rinse under cold running water, making sure to rinse out the inside of the body. Pat dry with paper towels.
step 1 Grab Frozen Squid Tubes (2) and rinse under cold running water, making sure to rinse out the inside of the body. Pat dry with paper towels.
step 2
Cut each body into 1/2-inch thick slices, add the squid rings into a bowl and drizzle in juice from Lemon (1) and set aside.
step 2 Cut each body into 1/2-inch thick slices, add the squid rings into a bowl and drizzle in juice from Lemon (1) and set aside.
step 3
Add All-Purpose Flour (1 cup) into a separate bowl, along with Spanish Smoked Sweet Paprika (1 tsp), Sea Salt (1 tsp) and some Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp). Mix together until well combined.
step 3 Add All-Purpose Flour (1 cup) into a separate bowl, along with Spanish Smoked Sweet Paprika (1 tsp), Sea Salt (1 tsp) and some Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp). Mix together until well combined.
step 4
Crack Organic Eggs (2) into a separate bowl, season with salt and whisk until uniformly yellow.
step 4 Crack Organic Eggs (2) into a separate bowl, season with salt and whisk until uniformly yellow.
step 5
To coat each squid ring, add to the flour mixture first, then into the egg wash and then back into the flour. Do this until all the squid rings are coated.
step 5 To coat each squid ring, add to the flour mixture first, then into the egg wash and then back into the flour. Do this until all the squid rings are coated.
step 6
Heat a fry pan over medium-high heat and add Sunflower Oil (1/2 cup). Once the oil gets very hot, after 3 to 4 minutes, start adding the squid rings. Cook in batches to not over-crowd the pan. Fry the rings for 1 minute per side, then transfer to a plate with paper towels as you finish each batch.
step 6 Heat a fry pan over medium-high heat and add Sunflower Oil (1/2 cup). Once the oil gets very hot, after 3 to 4 minutes, start adding the squid rings. Cook in batches to not over-crowd the pan. Fry the rings for 1 minute per side, then transfer to a plate with paper towels as you finish each batch.
step 7
Add the fried calamari to a serving dish, along with a couple wedges of Lemons (to taste) and garnish with some Fresh Parsley (to taste).
step 7 Add the fried calamari to a serving dish, along with a couple wedges of Lemons (to taste) and garnish with some Fresh Parsley (to taste).
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Quick & Easy
Seafood
Summer
Spanish
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